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11 Brilliant Gifts for the Cat Lover in Your Life

Erin McCarthy

Not sure what to get the ailurophile in your life? Here are a few suggestions for lovers of all things cat—and their favorite felines.

Morning Cup of Links: Sherlock Holmes’ Biography

Miss Cellania

35 More Amazing Facts From Our Instagram

Olivia Harrison

Did you know mental_floss has an Instagram account? Well now you do, and you can follow us to learn many more super-fun facts.

Watch the Original Taco Bell be Relocated

Kirstin Fawcett

A live webcam is tracking the move.

6 Types of Fascinating Trace Fossils You Can Visit

Claire Cock-Starkey

Most fossils reveal an animal's death—these reveal its life.

Fly Like a Bird in This Virtual Reality Flight Simulator

Shaunacy Ferro

Birdly, a flight simulator powered by Oculus Rift, will be available for test flights in Cambridge, Massachusetts, in December.

10 Things You Didn’t Know Were Created by Jim Henson

Presented by Lifetime.

Would You Put Ketchup Leather on Your Burger?

Shaunacy Ferro

An L.A. restaurant tops its burgers with a square of dehydrated ketchup, like a condiment fruit leather.

The Most Interesting Comics of the Week

Rich Barrett

'Our Expanding Universe' and 'Platinum End.'

6 Rules for Touching Humans, Based on Science

Starre Vartan

Rule #3: Touch is a language too.

Pump Yourself Up With This Supercut of Speeches From Sports Movies

Anna Green

Sure, there are two minutes left in the fourth quarter, and the opposing team's up by 20, but you got this.

102-Year-Old Missing Shipwreck Discovered in Lake Huron

Caitlin Schneider

The SS 'Hydrus' was a victim of the worst Great Lakes storm on record.

This High-Tech Cup Will Tell You When It's Time to Hydrate

Anna Green

This smart cup monitors how much water you drink every day—and tells you when it’s time to drink more.

15 Things You Should Know About Robert Indiana's 'LOVE'

Kristy Puchko

Learn the heartbreaking history of the ubiquitous artwork.

How the Zoological Society of London Helps People Overcome Arachnophobia

Anna Green

The Friendly Spider Program combines cognitive behavioral therapy, group hypnosis, and playtime with actual spiders.